Xiaomi Redmi 5A is now official and also up for preorder

Today Xiaomi has surprised its fans by releasing the new Redmi 5A budget mobile in China. It’s the successor variant of Redmi 4A, that was launched in November 2016. The handset is now listed for preorder in China at Mi online store and other retailers. The company has scheduled to roll out this handset on October 20 in Chinese market. The price of Redmi 5A mobile is just 599 yuan (Rs.5880 / $90 USD).


The redmi 5a comes with 5-inch HD display, hybrid dual sim slot, pre-installed MIUI 9 based on android nougat os, Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset and 1.4 GHz quad core processor. It will be available in 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and an expandable microSD card (up to 128GB). But the Tenaa certification site confirms that it will also release in 3GB RAM + 323GB storage model.

This budget handset sports 13MP main camera at back and 5MP selfie camera at front. But this device lacks at fingerprint sensor. Connectivity options are Wifi, Bluetooth 4.1, 4G LTE, Micro-USB port and GPS. Compared to its predecessor, the battery capacity of Redmi 5A downgraded to 3000 mAh. But it still supports 5V/1A fast charging technology. The available color options are gray, gold and rose gold.

Full Specifications – Xiaomi Redmi 5A